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Added by Kandi on 7 Mar 2014 09:50
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Favorite John Ford Movies

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JOHN FORD

John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was an Irish-American film director. He was famous for both his Westerns such as Stagecoach, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and adaptations of such classic 20th-century American novels as The Grapes of Wrath. His four Academy Awards for Best Director (1935, 1940, 1941, 1952) are a record, and one of those films, How Green Was My Valley, also won Best Picture.

In a career that spanned more than 50 years, Ford directed more than 140 films (although nearly all of his silent films are now lost) and he is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers of his generation. Ford's films and personality were held in high regard by his colleagues, with Orson Welles and Ingmar Bergman among those who have named him as one of the greatest directors of all time.

In particular, Ford was a pioneer of location shooting and the long shot which frames his characters against a vast, harsh and rugged natural terrain.
(From: Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia)
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1. Arrowsmith (1931)

Ronald Colman and Helen Hayes (center image).
Nominated for Best Picture
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2. The Lost Patrol (1934)

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3. The Informer (1935)

John Ford received and Oscar for Best Director
Nominated for Best Picture
Victor McLaglen (left) received an Oscar for Best Actor
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4. Mary of Scotland (1936)

Film directed by John Ford and Leslie Goodwins
Katharine Hepburn
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5. The Hurricane (1937)

Film Directed by John Ford and Stuart Heisler
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6. Stagecoach (1939)

John Ford was nominated for Best Director
Nominated for Best Picture
Claire Trevor and John Wayne
George Bancroft, John Wayne and Louise Platt
Thomas Mitchell Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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7. Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)

Alice Brady and Henry Fonda
Arleen Whelan and Richard Cromwell
Henry Fonda
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8. Drums along the Mohawk (1939)

Henry Fonda and Claudette Colbert
Edna May Oliver nominated for Best Supporting Actress
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9. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

John Ford Received Oscar for Best Director
Henry Fonda nominated for Best Actor
Jane Darwell Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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10. The Long Voyage Home (1940)

John Wayne
John Wayne and John Qualen
John Wayne and Mildred Natwick
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11. Tobacco Road (1941)

Gene Tierney, Charley Grapewin and Ward Bond
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12. How Green Was My Valley (1941)

John Ford won an Oscar for Best Director
Won an Oscar for Best Picture
Donald Crisp Best Supporting Actor
Sara Algood received an nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
Anna Lee
Sara Algood, Maureen O'Hara and Roddy McDowall
Walter Pidgeon and Roddy McDowall
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13. They Were Expendable (1944)

Movie Directed by John Ford and Robert Montgomery
John Wayne, Donna Reed and Robert Montgomery
Robert Montgomery and John Wayne
Director John Ford
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